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October 24, 2017 1:00 PM Amazon's Kindle App Gets More Social

The Amazon Kindle app for iPhones and iPads is adding Goodreads to your reading experience. For some people, reading is a solitary pastime. For others, there's the new Kindle app. Today Amazon is updating its Kindle app for iPhones and iPads with a much tighter integration with Goodreads, the community-reviewing site Amazon owns. "Goodreads is now built-in 134

October 20, 2017 9:05 PM Bid to end chronic books shortage in schools, colleges

US firm hopes to standardize pupil-book ration amid reports that reading materials are costly in Kenya due to piracy and procurement flaws. Pupils yell inside a classroom in Kathwana, Tharaka-Nithi County, as they tackle a mid-morning maths assignment. They aren’t fighting but scrambling over a shared text book. Stocks in the school library aren’t enough 323

October 13, 2017 10:40 PM Microsoft Tunes Cortana to Collect, Organize Favorite Web Pages

Cortana will soon keep track of interesting internet finds so that users don't search through the depths of their browser histories. Cortana has learned a new skill that will someday help Windows 10 users organize the interesting content that they encounter on the web. Cortana Collections, part of Windows 10 Insider preview build 17017, is a new feature 97

October 13, 2017 11:13 AM Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks learning coding is more important than English, but there is a problem

The above combination of gibberish characters is not a printing error or a cryptic message. It is a 'C language' code to determine if a number is odd or even. Like C, Java, Apple's Swift and numerous other programming languages are nothing more than a combination of English characters used along with numerals and mathematical operators; Programming languages 145

October 13, 2017 6:12 AM Microsoft Edge Preview for Android Hits Google Play

Last week, the company released a preview version of Edge for iOS via test flight beta channel. At the time, the company was not yet ready to release the Android version of Edge, and instead was only accepting requests from customers who wanted to have Edge on their phone. If you had signed up to be notified about Microsoft Edge's availability on Android 98

October 13, 2017 1:51 AM NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims

NEW YORK — Police detectives in New York City and London are taking a fresh look into sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein now that some 30 women have accused the Hollywood film producer of inappropriate conduct. New York Police Department spokesman Peter Donald said Thursday that investigators are reviewing police files to see if anyone 157

October 12, 2017 8:53 AM The Harvey Weinstein mess: What did people know and when did they know it?

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on Ronan Farrow's major Harvey Weinstein scoop in The New Yorker and why NBC execs passed on running his story themselves. The more we learn about the magnitude of Harvey Weinstein’s gross mistreatment of women, the more unanswered questions surface about who knew about this, in journalism and in Hollywood, and why they didn’t 149

October 12, 2017 5:05 AM Amazon Kindle Oasis Waterproof Ebook Reader Launched in India: Price, Release Date introduced Wednesday a waterproof Kindle ebook reader long-awaited by enthusiasts, the latest in a string of consumer devices from the online retail giant this year. The e-reader is already up for pre-orders in India, and will start shipping from the week of November 13. The new Kindle Oasis is priced at Rs. 21,999 for the 8GB model and Rs. 28,999 for the 32GB model 79

October 4, 2017 5:24 PM Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL announced with water resistance, ‘dual-pixel’ camera, and always-on display

Google has announced the second generation of its Pixel smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. While the Pixel 2 looks almost identical to its predecessor, the 2 XL has seen some substantial design changes: it’s jumping from a 5.5-inch display up to a 6-inch display, and that display now covers almost the entire face of the phone. It’s not a perfectly 108

September 28, 2017 1:42 PM 11 great authors who wrote for Hugh Hefner's Playboy

No-one ever really believed any man who used the old excuse for buying Playboy magazine - "for the articles", as opposed to for the photos of nude women. Yet the magazine does have a long and proud literary tradition, publishing stories by authors like John Steinbeck, Jack Kerouac, Arthur C Clarke, Margaret Atwood and Haruki Murakami. Playboy founder 147